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Re: the latest in binding materials

If you get Timothy's books-about-books catalogues you will have laughed at
his marvelous dry humor many times.  I recommend him.


At 09:39 AM 9/1/98 -0400, you wrote:
>I know this is an old thread, but I couldn't resist resurrecting it. From a
>brief essay by Cullen Murphy, in the current Atlantic Monthly, on
>funeral practices:
>"A Kentucky bookbinder and printer, Timothy Hawley Books, offers a line of
>what it calls bibliocadavers--handsomely bound volumes whose blank or
>printed pages are created from a pulp containing the ashes of a loved one.
>The advent of bibliocadavers will, if nothing else, add a new facet to the
>idea of a book's being remaindered." (pp 25-6)
>Steven D. Hales
>Associate Professor                     email: hales@xxxxxxxxxx
>Department of Philosophy                phone: (717) 389-4229
>Bloomsburg University                   fax: (717) 389-2094
>Bloomsburg, PA 17815
Sam Lanham (slanham@xxxxxxxx)

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